Wars and Conflicts
Hundreds of thousands of (mostly) Muslim
Palestinian refugees who live in permanent refugee
settlements in Lebanon.
Palestinian refugees clash in Lebanon (April,
1999)--At the Baddawi Palestinian refugee camp in
Tripoli, Lebanon, fighters for the Democratic Front for
the Liberation of Palestine and a splinter group battled
Palestininian Civil War in Gaza (2007)-In June
of 2007, a short civil war between the two main
Palestinian factions, Hamas and Fatah, resulted in the
expulsion of Fatah forces from Gaza. Hamas
is considered the more militant of the two groups, and
Hamas does not recognize Israel's right to exist and
seeks to reclaim all Palestinian lands from Israel.
Fatah vs. Palestinian Islamic Jihad (Jan.
2010)--Inter-Palestinian fighting in Lebanese camps
Fatah vs. Usbat al-Ansar (Feb. 2010)--Fighting
in the Ain al-Helweh refugee camp in southern Lebanon.
Resources for Operation Khanajar/Strike of the
fighting in Lebanon camp --al Jazeera.net, Feb. 15,
killed in Palestinian camp clashes in south
Lebanon--Ya Libnan, Feb. 15, 2010